21 Useful Essential Oil Blends for Relaxation & Energy

I love to use essential oils both topically and in a diffuser. Although I was introduced to essential oils over a decade ago, it was just within the last year that I really started experimenting with combining my favorite oils for a specific benefit. There are so many helpful combinations of essential oils that provide a whole array of benefits. I’ve compiled recipes for 21 essential oil blends for relaxation and energy –  something all of us need on occasion!

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Essential Oils to Help You Relax and Stay Calm

Chill The Heck Out Essential Oil Blend

Essential oil blend to calm stress

Stressed and just need to chill out?  The Rising Spoon has a recipe for you!

Calming Roller Remedy Blend Recipe
Cedarwood essential oil remedy recipe
Cedarwood essential oil is great for things like calming and sleep as well as household and bath products, too. Reuse Grow Enjoy has a recipe to make a great calming roller remedy blend.


Bedtime Essential Oil Blends for a Great Night’s Sleep

Every night millions of people around the world have trouble sleeping. For those nights when sleeplessness occurs, essential oils can help you relax and fall asleep faster. Aromatherapy is a great alternative to sleeping pills.

Essential oil blends to help get a great night's sleep

Click over to The Homesteading Hippy who has the following 6 fabulous recipes:

  • Restful Night: A mild blend that is widely accepted and promotes a comfortable, easy sleep.
  • Serenity Now: A powerful blend for releasing the stress of the day, while promoting peace and calm to help you sleep.
  • Mom’s Sweet Dream: Loved by moms, young and old, this is a soothing blend that fights fatigue for a comfortable, deep sleep.
  • Be Still: A popular blend to use when you are feeling anxious about tomorrow.
  • Comfortable Nights: Sleep comfortably with this wonderfully aromatic blend, perfect for both men and women.
  • Simple Rest: Possibly one of my favorites, this blend provides a mild sedative effect so you can fall asleep quickly. The aromatic scent of the Lavender and Orange blend together beautifully too.

Our Piece of Earth has 6 essential oil blends that will help end sleeplessness.


Wake Up and Smell the Essential Oils!

Inevitably we all have days where we feel fatigued and need a little pick-me-up. Essential oils can give you the energy boost you need on those days.

Essential oils to fight fatigue

Skip that afternoon cup of coffee and skip over to The Homesteading Hippy to see  6 essential oil blends that are great for combating daily stressors and fatigue:

  • Physical Exhaustion
  • Mental Fatigue
  • Emotional Slump
  • Emotional Overload
  • Mental Clarity and Focus
  • Tired Immune System

Essential Oil Blends to Help Keep the Doctor Away

Illness drains us of energy so prevention is the best way to keep our much needed natural energy source healthy. Dodging family, friends, and co-workers during cold and flu season isn’t always possible, and there are essential oils that can help you fight off those germs.

Thieves is one of my personal favorite essential oils because it smells fantastic and has cleaning power. Click over to The Homesteading Hippy for her own DIY thieves essential oil blend.

Essential oil blend for DIY thieves oil

New to Using Essential Oils?

Beginner's guide to essential oils. Reap the benefits!

If you’re just getting started with essential oils, check out the sampler kits below. Sampler kits are a great way to get introduced to a variety of oils to see which ones you best enjoy. Plant Therapy essential oils are quality oils yet reasonably priced. Most are available with free Prime shipping on Amazon.

Also, read my Essential Oils Beginner’s Guide to learn the benefits you can reap from various essential oils.  Be sure to let me know which essential oil blends for relaxation & energy that you like best!

Disclaimer: The information on this site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. 

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8 Replies to “21 Useful Essential Oil Blends for Relaxation & Energy”

  1. Thanks for gathering all these recipes. I now realize I’ve been pretty boring by diffusing only one oil. Going to try these blends — the aroma is going to be awesome!

    1. Glad you found some recipes that you think will be helpful. Let me know how they work for you.

  2. I love essential oils. I have that Urpower diffuser and love it! Thanks for some great blend ideas! Have a great week 🙂

  3. This post reminds me of how I used to love mixing different oils. I bought a diffuser before Christmas and we love it! Love the blends and thank you for sharing with us at Celebrate Your Story and have a great weekend.

    1. Hi Sandra, Thanks for stopping by my blog, as well as hostessing a great link party. Hope you enjoy some new blend recipes this weekend!

  4. Wow, thanks for all the ideas and essential oils recipes! Now I have to go shopping to replenish and add to my collection. My most widely used essential oil is Eucalyptus, by far! I always have the biggest bottle on hand to diffuse at night for my children when they are sick. What a life saver!

    1. Hi Alice, thanks for sharing! Eucalyptus really helps me with sinus issues and I also like it for muscle aches. Happy diffusing!

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